Kristi Nixon

02/28/2017 - 12:49pm
CLARION – More than a minute remained in this Class 1A sub-state final and the score was tied at 42-all. West Hancock senior Dylan Eckels then delivered the dagger with a three-pointer from the left side that put West Hancock up for good against West Fork. It also delivered a third straight state trip for the Eagles as they sealed this one at the free throw line in the final minute of the...
02/21/2017 - 12:17pm
SHEFFIELD – Lexi Jones had that look in her eye. A determined look that read, ‘you can’t stop me,’ and it was nearly impossible to turn back the West Fork junior as she poured in a career-high 29 points, adding five rebounds, five assists and four steals in the Warhawks 78-61 Class 2A Region 5 victory over Lake Mills. She...
02/18/2017 - 12:20am
DES MOINES -- Jarel Arbegast went for broke and it paid off. The West Fork senior gained a last-second takedown of 2016 state champion Tanner Sloan of Alburnett to gain the 170-pound final Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Through all of the hard work, battling injuries and sitting out of tournaments when all he wanted to do was wrestle, the...
02/17/2017 - 12:19am
DES MOINES -- West Fork's Jake Hansen and Jarel Arbegast began their quest for a state title on Thursday, both winning their opening round matches. Hansen worked an 8-4 decision over Sioux Central's Caleb Gunderson while Arbegast gained a 9-0 major decision against Southeast Warren's T.J. Dierking. First-round matches Friday include...
02/14/2017 - 1:44pm
LAKE MILLS – Consider the weight of the situation for West Fork senior Jake Hansen. With a pin of Lake Mills’ Cael Boehmer in the 138-pound district final at Lake Mills, Hansen became the Warhawks first four-time state wrestling qualifier in school history. “It’s pretty special to accomplish that,” Hansen said....
02/14/2017 - 1:26pm
LAKE MILLS – AGWSR’s Caleb Meinders finally got his chance against West Hancock’s Colton Francis and he took it. The 220-pound senior for the Cougars was able to ride out Francis in the second period to take a 1-0 district title win, his first victory in three tries against the Eagles’ junior. “Honestly, I spent the...
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